Uncommons is an interview series with experts, advocates, and elected representatives on issues of the day, hosted by Liberal Member of Parliament Nate Erskine-Smith.
Green New Deal with Saikat Chakrabarti
Saikat and Nate discuss the Green New Deal and what comes next for progressive politics in America.
Seniors deserve better care with Samir Sinha
Dr. Samir Sinha and Nate discuss how we've failed our seniors and how we can improve their care.
Vaccine roll-out and pandemic response with David Naylor
Dr. David Naylor and Nate discuss vaccine roll-out, pandemic response, and lessons learned.
Climate ambition with Joeri Rogelj
Dr. Joeri Rogelj is an expert in climate science. He is currently Director of Research at Imperial College London, he's been a long-time lead author of the UN Emissions Gap annual reports, and he's also a lead author for the Intergovernmental Panel on...
An EI system for the 21st century with Miles Corak
In this episode, Nate is joined by professor Miles Corak to discuss how to strengthen our social safety net and, more specifically, what an EI system for the 21st century should look like.Miles is currently an economics professor at The Graduate Center...
Deficit spending in an emergency with Brett House
Brett House is vice-president and deputy chief economist at ScotiaBank. Among a long list of past roles, he's served as principal advisor in the office of the UN Secretary-General and as an economist at the International Monetary Fund.In this episode...